New York Times Paper Cuts Blog: Stray Questions for: Ilan Stavans

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
Dwight Garner, a reporter with the New York Times Book Review, posted a Q&A with Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture (Spanish) and Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor, on the Times Paper Cuts Blog. Stavans discussed some upcoming projects, surfing the Web and shelving books, among other things.

Stavans Named Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College

August 2, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College has named Ilan Stavans, a professor of Spanish at the college since 1993, as the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture. The Professorship was established in 2001 by the Lewis-Sebring Family Foundation on behalf of Charles A. Lewis ’64 and Penny Bender Sebring to promote the study of the culture, language, politics, history or art of Latin or Latino America.

Ilan Stavans Looks at Jewish and Latino History and Culture in Two New Works

October 26, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ilan Stavans, professor of Spanish at Amherst College and the editor of Hopscotch: A Cultural Review, has published The Essential Ilan Stavans ($18.95, 331 pp., Routledge, New York and London, 2000) and Latino USA: A Cartoon History ($19.95, 169 pp., Basic Books, New York, 2000).

Jerry Cohen To Speak on César Chávez at Amherst College

April 11, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Jerry Cohen, a long-time colleague of César Chávez, will speak on Monday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. He will discuss "César Chávez: Non-Violence and the Politics of Race." The talk is free and open to the public.